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Grissom and Willows return to help the CSI team solve a catastrophic case that paralyzes all of Las Vegas on the special two-hour series finale of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" on Sept. During its 15-year run, "CSI" spawned three spinoffs and became one of TV's most popular series, in the U. Fox added that working again with William Petersen, who played investigator Gil Grissom, and Marg Helgenberger, who played Catherine Willows, was exciting.
for real."CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," the phenomenally successful drama that changed the face of TV and the fortunes of CBS, came to an official close Sunday with a two-hour finale that brought back many fan favorites. Jorja Fox, one of the show's original cast members, has said in previous interviews that she didn't think anyone would watch the series when it first premiered in 2000. The drama about a forensics investigation division in Las Vegas was an instant smash. SIGN UP for the free Indie Focus movies newsletter Like other cast member, Fox, who played investigator Sara Sidle, was extremely appreciative that the show was given a final bow: "It was such a great gift. And the finale was truly a love letter to our fans." "CSI" introduced TV audiences to a team of Las Vegas Police Department forensic investigators who solved crimes with the power of science when it premiered Oct. Here is a look back at some memorable guests who appeared on the show during its 15-year run.
CSI, in which he was Gil Grissom, the head forensic investigator, has spawned two spin-offs – and is seen by tens of millions around the world.
“We’re going off to Paris next,” says Petersen, 56.
But in her presence, one feels an intense gust of strength, assuredness, intellect, traits that carry over to her portrayal. When we first premiered, it was the only game in town.
She infuses the southern viper with just enough humanity to make her poison that much more lethal. I still get lots of offers of playing that kind of a character. MW: CSI HELGENBERGER: I think the show lost quite a few viewers after Billy left the show. It was a show that was based on forensic science, and illuminating what criminalists do, and with all the CSI shots, and the flashbacks, it was just fresh and unique. It was our 100th episode, and it was about a gender reassignment surgery gone wrong — a male-to-female corpse that was inside a storage unit. Our prosthetic makeup people had made up this bloody mess.
Some skeptics wondered about the appeal of such non-traditional crime fighters.
“Anthony wrote a suspenseful, exhilarating, crazy, warped story, which is one of his specialties,” she says.
As far as the legacy of a series that averaged more than 20 million viewers per episode for its first seven seasons, Helgenberger says she's is pleased the show was able to raise the profile of a profession.) inspired legions of young people to want to become criminalists,” she says.“On a certain level, science became cool again and scientists became cool,” says Petersen, who will play a military officer on the upcoming season of WGN America's started.
No matter how black things seem, 'CSI' is a love story; there is long and lasting love."The couple is seen at the end literally riding off into the sunset, where Grissom has relocated.
But there's still the matter of Sidle's job in Las Vegas, where she's been promoted to the head of the CSI unit.